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Sanyo PLC-WM5500 Projector

WXGA Large Venue Projector
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The Sanyo PLC-WM5500 Projector is a WXGA Large Venue Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 5,500 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1280x800 . The internal 3LCD technology is an innovative 3-chip design that sets itself apart by delivering vibrant, true-to-life images with better color brightness and a wider color gamut. The unique projector lens has the ability to be shifted to allow greater flexibility in positioning the projector relative to the screen. This projector was first available for purchase in July 2010 and has been by Sanyo. The Sanyo PLC-WM5500 was also marketed as the Christie LW555. Sanyo is now part of the Panasonic Group and officially discontinued its production and sales of projectors in 2012.


Sanyo PLC-WM5500 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$5,399
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Status
Discontinued
Now part of Panasonic
Released
July 2010
Warranty
3 Years
 
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White Brightness
5,500 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1280x800
Aspect Ratio
16:10 (WXGA)
Contrast
800:1
Display Type
0.75" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
10-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/25, 1080p/30, 1080p/50, 575i, 575p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1200

Included Lens
1.67x Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses



LNS-S20 Standard Zoom 1.70:1-2.80:1
LNS-T20 Long Zoom 2.80:1-4.60:1
LNS-T21 Long Zoom 4.60:1-7.20:1
LNS-W20 Zoom 1.30:1-1.70:1
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-10% & Vertical +/-60%
Throw Distance
6.1' - 40.0'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
30.83" - 332.96"
Throw Ratio
1.70:1 - 2.80:1
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
6.46" x 19.27" x 14.60"
Weight
21.3 lbs
Internal Speakers
7.0 Watts Mono
Power
490 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Component: RCA x 2
Composite: RCA
HDMI 1.3b
Network: RJ-45
RGB In: BNC
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
USB
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Features
Picture-in-Picture
Closed Captioning
Additional Features
Replaced by Panasonic model PT-EW630U
 

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ANSI LUMENS  is the most commonly accepted industry standard brightness measurement. The ANSI lumen rating measures the brightest white that a projector can produce by averaging nine light meter measurements taken across the projected image.

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